Explorers… The writer’s opinions Explanation and evidence The two explorers are presented as childish 1. Mr Smith has a nickname which suggests a juvenile nature 2. When they get in trouble they phone home, like running home to their mother 3. Ms Vestey dismisses them as boys and describes their antics as messing The two explorers are not really as expert as they claim to be 1. 2. The Navy is used to criticise the men 1. 2. The writer uses experts to voice his criticisms for him 1. 2. The writer uses emotive language 1. 2.